Nepenthes
Nepenthes capture insects in a similar fashion as Pitcher plants do, using a pit fall trap.  Insects are lured to the pitchers with nectar, but one false step, and they fall into the pitcher, drowning in the plant's digestive enzymes!
So far I have only have a few Nepenthes ventricosa

This photo is from Fall 2002
Nepenthes ventricosa

This photo is from Fall 2002
Nepenthes Ventricosa
End of Summer 2003

Growing outside in the shade, and loving it.
(New digi camera, yea!)
Nepenthes Ventricosa
Just a baby pitcher...starting to inflate
Nepenthes x coccinea
Slight damage to the top of the pitcher.
Nepenthes Ventricosa
This pitcher needs to inflate some more before it will open.
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